Definitions for "Posterior longitudinal ligament"
Single midline fibrous band attached to the back surfaces of the bodies of the vertebrae, extending from the occipital bone to the coccyx.
Arises from the posterior aspect of the base of the occipital bone, covers the dens and runs over the posterior surface of all vertebral bodies down to the coccyx.
A tough fibrous band that runs along the backs of the vertebral bones and helps keep the spinal bones aligned.